Preview Russian Spacewalk From Space Station

By  //  October 21, 2014

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live stream scheduled for 9 a.m. on Oct. 22

ABOVE VIDEO: NASA Spacewalk Specialist Devan Bolch narrates this animation depicting the events scheduled for Wednesday’s spacewalk.

ABOVE LIVESTREAM: Tune in to SpaceCoastDaily.com on Oct. 22 for live coverage of the Spacewalk starting at 9 a.m.  Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency will don Orlan spacesuits and exit the station’s Pirs airlock at 9:24 a.m. They will remove and jettison several pieces of hardware no longer needed on the Russian segment of the station and conduct a detailed photographic survey of the exterior surface of the Russian modules.

NASA.gov – SpaceCoastDaily.com will provide live coverage of a six-hour spacewalk by two Russian crew members aboard the International Space Station beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 22 courtesy of NASA TV.

NASA Television will broadcast live coverage of a six-hour spacewalk by two Russian crew members aboard the International Space Station beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 22. (NASA.gov image)

NASA Television will broadcast live coverage of a six-hour spacewalk by two Russian crew members aboard the International Space Station beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 22. (NASA.gov image)

Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency will don Orlan spacesuits and exit the station’s Pirs airlock at 9:24 a.m.

They will remove and jettison several pieces of hardware no longer needed on the Russian segment of the station and conduct a detailed photographic survey of the exterior surface of the Russian modules.

The spacewalk will be the 184th in support of space station assembly and maintenance, the third in as many weeks for Expedition 41 crew members, and the second career spacewalks for both Suraev and Samokutyaev.

Suraev will be designated as extravehicular (EV) crew member 1 and will wear an Orlan suit bearing red stripes. Samokutyaev will be designated as EV-2 and will wear a suit with blue stripes.

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Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency will don Orlan spacesuits and step outside the International Space Station Wednesday, Oct. 22, to perform work on the exterior of the station’s Russian modules. (NASA.gov image)


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